Barlow, William Henry
- Mike Chrimes
Barlow, William Henry (1812–1902), civil engineer, was born on 10 May 1812 at Woolwich, London, the younger son of Peter Barlow (1776–1862), mathematician and physicist, of the Royal Military Academy. His elder brother was Peter William Barlow (1809–1885). Following private schooling, at the age of sixteen he studied civil engineering with his father for a year. He then began three years' engineering pupillage, initially in the machinery department at ...